In the twelfth century, Federico II Hohenstaufen was the Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire as well as
The historic centre
The origins of Locorotondo are very ancient and are documented by tombs which go back to the 7th century BC. Its history tells of a village…
The building which comes from the 1700’s used to house the University.
Church of San Nicola
Squeezed in between the surrounding houses, the church of San Nicola was built around 1530 at the behest of a nobleman of Locorotondo
Mother Church of San Giorgio
Begun in 1790 and finished in 1825the modern day church stands in the same area where, in the past, another two churches were built.
Madonna della Greca
The Church of Madonna della Greca is almost certainly the oldest church in Locorotondo.
Church of San Rocco
Just further on walking towards via Cavour, you find the Church of San Rocco, patron saint of the town. The people of locorotondo are very…
The pointed roofs, the cummerse
To admire these traditional houses with their sharp-pointed roofs covered with tiles, you need to to walk along what people from…